Today's Local News

New Chamber Director Announced

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce announced yesterday morning they have chosen a new director.  

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Harkin Representative Scheduled to Visit Washington Next Week

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A representative from Senator Tom Harkin’s office will be in Washington next week.  

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Chance to Dispose of Old Medication Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Residents of Washington County have a chance to help stop prescription drug abuse tomorrow.  

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Center Line Painting

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The public is being asked to use caution next week as center line painting begins around the county.  

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Learn at Lunch Discussing Snacks

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:24 am

This month’s Learn at Lunch meeting is discussing the topic of picking snacks.  

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Stewart School Carnival Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Stewart Elementary School in Washington is holding their annual carnival tomorrow.  

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Monsanto and Louisa Youth Center

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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Fund-raising for the Youth Center at the Louisa Fairgrounds is making progress, thanks in part to a local farm family and a community outreach program.

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United Fund of Columbus

Posted: Friday, April 27th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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Non-profits in the Columbus area are being invited to apply for financial assistance.

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New Chamber Director Announced

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 11:47 am

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The Washington Chamber of Commerce announced this morning they have chosen a new director. 

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Washington Page – April 26, 2012

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 11:01 am

Pastor Darryl Carr from First Baptist Church in Washington talks about some upcoming community events.

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In Touch With Southeast Iowa – April 26, 2012

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 10:56 am

Trooper Jason Marlow with the Iowa State Patrol finishes his conversation about National Work Zone Awareness Week.

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Death Investigation in Olds

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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An investigation has started related to an incident that happened in Olds yesterday afternoon.  

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Local College Director Shares Thoughts on President’s Speech

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A speech was presented yesterday to highlight the importance of student loan debt.  

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Importance Stressed of Work Zone Safety

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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The Iowa Department of Transportation has put out a message of safety in work zones this week with the message of “Don’t Barrel Through Work Zones.”  

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Egg Production

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Egg production in Iowa was up last month, but down compared to last year.

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State Fair Market Broiler Division Returning

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Fifth through 12th graders have an opportunity to take part in a poultry project again this summer.  

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Cedar Valley Conference Art Show

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

A number of local artists were honored Monday night at the 2012 Cedar Valley Conference Art Show.

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Community Feed Sack Display Starts Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:22 am

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The Ainsworth Community Center and Opera House is holding their annual feed sack display this weekend starting tomorrow.  

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Applications Due Tomorrow for Scholarships

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:21 am

The scholarship application deadline is tomorrow for area high school seniors who wish to pursue a major in journalism or education.  

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Death Investigation in Olds

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 5:18 am

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An investigation has started related to an incident that happened in Olds yesterday afternoon.  

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